Dave Wood laments the abrupt ending of a groundbreaking co-managerial era, that an official club statement has described as “the finest sustained spell of success in [Barrow AFC's] 111-year history”.
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Dave Wood discusses a handful of intriguing deadline day moves.
There’s an Irishman ripping up the Premier League with his stellar, hard-working performances. Get the lowdown on Sunderland’s new wing wizard James McClean, who joined the club from Derry City last August.
Martin O’Neill has returned to management and Ian Lamb looks at what his appointment will mean for the Blackcats.
Has the pendulum ever swung so drastically in the North East as it has the past five years? After Sunderland’s relegation in 2006, they gained promotion as champions a year later whilst neighbours Newcastle sacked Glenn Roeder, finishing 13th. One year on, United had sacked Sam Allardyce and re-appointed Kevin Keegan, yet finished above a […]
Hold the BackPage returns for another edition with Willie Gannon back on board to join Neil Sherwin and Ger McCarthy in assessing the game’s recent talking points including the tragic passing of Gary Speed, the antics of Mario Balotelli and Luis Suarez, and Sunderland manager’s job.
Willie Gannon shares his thoughts on Asamoah Gyan’s shock loan move to Al-Ain and what it means for Sunderland’s season.
Samuel Luckhurst gives his thoughts on what was another hectic transfer window.
Sunderland’s acquisition of Kieren Westwood has slipped under the radar amongst talk of big money moves but Andrew McCarten believes his signing is a shrewd one by Steve Bruce.
The final Sunday of the domestic English Premier League season is almost upon us and BackPageFootball’s Ger McCarthy looks at the battle for survival in one of the closest relegation tussles for many years.